Max Hastings is best known as an acclaimed journalist and military historian But what is perhaps less well known is his love of the countryside and its pursuits, above all fishing and shooting, which he indulges as often as he can escape his urban working environment In this classic selection of gentle, contemplative musings, Max Hastings shares some of his favourite rural moments tramping the snipe bogs of Waterford dogging hedges in Hampshire and moors in Sutherland casting a fly from Scotland to Iceland and Alaska and shooting in India and the west of Ireland Combining a journalist s knack for storytelling with the enthusiasm of the dedicated amateur, Outside Days is the perfect companion for anyone who revels in the freedom of the outdoors New Download [ Outside Days: Some Adventures with Rod and Gun ] by [ Max Hastings ] For Kindle ePUB or eBook – cricketworldcuplivestreaming.com
Sir Max Hugh Macdonald Hastings, FRSL, FRHistS is a British journalist, editor, historian and author His parents were Macdonald Hastings, a journalist and war correspondent, and Anne Scott James, sometime editor of Harper s Bazaar.Hastings was educated at Charterhouse School and University College, Oxford, which he left after a year.After leaving Oxford University, Max Hastings became a foreign correspondent, and reported fromthan sixty countries and eleven wars for BBC TV and the London Evening Standard.Among his bestselling books Bomber Command won the Somerset Maugham Prize, and both Overlord and The Battle for the Falklands won the Yorkshire Post Book of the Year Prize.After ten years as editor and then editor in chief of The Daily Telegraph, he became editor of the Evening Standard in 1996 He has won many awards for his journalism, including Journalist of The Year and What the Papers Say Reporter of the Year for his work in the South Atlantic in 1982, and Editor of the Year in 1988.He stood down as editor of the Evening Standard in 2001 and was knighted in 2002 His monumental work of military history, Armageddon The Battle for Germany 1944 1945 was published in 2005.He is also a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature.Sir Max Hastings honoured with the 100,000 2012 Pritzker Military Library Literature Award for Lifetime Achievement in Military Writing.
- 216 pages
- Outside Days: Some Adventures with Rod and Gun
- Max Hastings
- 04 September 2019 Max Hastings